1. NFL Draft: The Future of Assessing Talent in the Age of Information

    San Francisco 49ers ’ defensive coordinator Vic Fangio had an interesting quote about scouting players for the NFL draft: “I have really not watched a lot of tape of the guys...

    Caleb Garling Written by Caleb Garling about almost 4 years ago 1,340 reads 4 comments

  2. MLB Fantasy Predictions: Tracking the Projections of Top Fantasy Experts

    To combat my ignorance the first time I played fantasy baseball, I did what anyone does when they need answers: consulted the Internet...

    Caleb Garling Written by Caleb Garling about almost 4 years ago 333 reads 15 comments

  3. NFL Rule Changes: One That Was Actually Interesting

    The NFL just voted on and passed a few new rule changes. Kickoffs are being moved up from the 30-yard line to the 35-yard line...

    Caleb Garling Written by Caleb Garling about almost 4 years ago 2,473 reads 29 comments

  4. NFL Lockout: Who Would Conspire Against the 2011 Season?

    I rarely engage in the Guarantee Market, especially this time of year when suddenly everyone’s an expert on college talent even though 25 years of data has shown the Draft is largely a crapshoot...

    Caleb Garling Written by Caleb Garling about almost 4 years ago 316 reads 1 comments

  5. NFL Labor Issues: How Annoyed Fans Can Make Themselves Heard by the Owners

    Last week I wrote a playful conspiracy theory column about this NFL player/owner circus, but because I’m a moron and wasn’t paying attention after it posted, the piece was lost in B/R Space due to incorrect tagging...

    Caleb Garling Written by Caleb Garling about almost 4 years ago 2,094 reads 30 comments

  6. NFL Lockout During Sports Purgatory: A Casual Conspiracy Theory

    I’ve always considered the month of February “Sports Purgatory.” I don’t care for college hoops; it’s a little too early to have a meaningful conversation ...

    Caleb Garling Written by Caleb Garling about almost 4 years ago 268 reads 0 comments

  7. San Francisco 49ers and Jim Harbaugh: Using the Teachings of Saint Walsh -Part I

    The 1978 San Francisco 49ers finished the season with a record of 2-12. Fresh off assuming ownership of the franchise the year prior and determined to make good on his family's ...

    Caleb Garling Written by Caleb Garling about almost 4 years ago 980 reads 3 comments

  8. NFL Threatens 49ers with Fines, Lost Picks Over Jim Harbaugh, Alex Smith Talk

    In case you got bored with the NFL Owner/Player Collective Bargaining Agreements, here’s the latest wave...

    Caleb Garling Written by Caleb Garling about almost 4 years ago 1,840 reads 20 comments

  9. If the 49ers Were Our Madden Franchise: The 2011 Combine and Draft

    As much as Mel Kiper manages to adorn himself the expert, the NFL Draft is a crap shoot. I was once psyched about Patrick Willis and I was once psyched about Rashaun Woods. I was pissed about Alex Smith and I was pissed about Vernon Davis...

    Caleb Garling Written by Caleb Garling about almost 4 years ago 124 reads 6 comments

  10. NFLPA and DeMaurice Smith, Want a Better CBA? Help Yourselves First

    Whether you side with Roger Goodell , the owners, DeMaurice Smith and the NFLPA or just wish it would stop killing the March Madness coverage ( keep this in mind ), it’s ...

    Caleb Garling Written by Caleb Garling about almost 4 years ago 183 reads 0 comments

  11. Fantasy Baseball: Can It Be More Awesome? Of Course. Some Ideas For Change

    Fantasy sports depend on changes. In order to keep their competitive advantage, sites like Yahoo, CBS and ESPN constantly edit their interfaces and tools to keep us interested and in front of their advertisers...

    Caleb Garling Written by Caleb Garling about almost 4 years ago 1,196 reads 11 comments

  12. Roger Goodell: An Actual Look at His NFL Management (Thanks Anyway, Peter King)

    If you want to read an article epitomizing lapdog journalism, read Peter King’s recent piece on NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. It reads like Greta van Susteren doing a bio on Sarah Palin...

    Caleb Garling Written by Caleb Garling about almost 4 years ago 752 reads 2 comments

  13. Without Brady-Belichick, Snooze the Super Bowl, But Don't Miss The Party

    Americans love to party. Give us a place and a reason, and we’ll bring the fun. In the name of a good time, we can convince ourselves that Corona is a good beer on Cinco ...

    Caleb Garling Written by Caleb Garling about almost 4 years ago 264 reads 3 comments